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Bertha Explained

bertha at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Bertha at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

fem. proper name, from O.H.G. Berahta, Perahta, the name of a goddess, lit. "the bright one," from O.H.G. beraht, related to O.E. beorht. Soldiers' nickname Big Bertha for large-bore Ger. mortar of World War I is a ref. to Frau Bertha Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, owner of Krupp steel works 1903-43. ///

Bertha at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bertha \Ber"tha\, n. [F. berthe, fr. Berthe, a woman's name.]
A kind of collar or cape worn by ladies.

Bertha at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » bertha



Medieval diminutive of Inter: etyl » gem|en compound names with the element Inter: term » berht||bright, famous.

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: given name » female|from=Germanic.
    1. 1858 Category: w - :Henry Wadsworth Longfellow|Henry Wadswoth Longfellow, The Courtship of Miles Standish:
    2. : You are the beautiful Bertha, the spinner, the queen of Helvetia; / She whose story I read at a stall in the streets of Southampton
    3. 1921 Category: w - :Lucy Maud Montgomery|Lucy Maud Montgomery, Rilla of Ingleside, Echo Library (2006), ISBN 1406821772, page 12:
    4. : Why couldn't they have called her by her first name, Bertha, which was beautiful and dignified, instead of that silly "Rilla"?
    5. 1983 Category: w - :Margaret Atwood|Margaret Atwood, Bluebeards Egg'', McCleland-Bantam, ISBN 0770421342, page 135:
    6. : "No wonder she never gets anywhere with a name like Bertha," Sally said, while having coffee afterwards with two of the other night-coursers. "It goes with her outfits, though." ( Bertha sports the macrame look, with health-food sandals and hand-weave skirts that don't do a thing for her square figure, ...)


      Inter: trans-top » female given name

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|Berta
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Bertha
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|Bertta
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|Berthe

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Bertha
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|Berta|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|Berta
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|Berta

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * bather
  • breath

  • Danish

    Proper noun

    Inter: head » da|proper noun
  • Inter: given name » female|lang=da, cognate to English Bertha.

  • German

    Alternative forms

    * Berta

    Proper noun

    Inter: head » de|proper noun
  • Inter: given name » female|lang=de, cognate to Bertha.

  • Translation: fr » Bertha
    Translation: is » Bertha
    Translation: li » Bertha
    Translation: hu » Bertha
    Translation: no » Bertha
    Translation: pl » Bertha
    Translation: ru » Bertha
    Translation: sr » Bertha
    Translation: sv » Bertha

    bertha at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Bertha



    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A lace collar that covers the shoulders of a dress


    * bather
    • breath

    Old Irish


    Inter: head » sga|verb form|head=·bertha
  • Inter: conjugation of » beirid||2|s|past|sub|lang=sga

  • Translation: ru » bertha
    Translation: ta » bertha